People over 65 should drink less, a report says
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People over 65 should drink less, a report says

Recommended safe limits for drinking alcohol by older people should be drastically cut, according to…

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Imprisoned Iran medics win prize for HIV work
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Imprisoned Iran medics win prize for HIV work

Two Iranian doctors imprisoned for allegedly plotting to overthrow the government have been awarded a…

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Transfer delays common for heart attack patients
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Transfer delays common for heart attack patients

CHICAGO: New research suggests hospitals are taking too long to move heart attack patients who…

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Impotence Linked to Restless Legs Syndrome
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Impotence Linked to Restless Legs Syndrome

Men who struggle with restless legs syndrome face a higher risk of impotence, a new…

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MDs gather at AMA meeting amid reform uncertainty
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MDs gather at AMA meeting amid reform uncertainty

CHICAGO: Medicare crises, looming doctor shortages, more patients without health insurance. And that doesn’t even…

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New Riyadh center big boost for treatment of liver, tumor
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New Riyadh center big boost for treatment of liver, tumor

RIYADH: Health Minister Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah laid the foundation stone for King Abdullah Center For…

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Donors pledge $4.3 bn for child vaccines
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Donors pledge $4.3 bn for child vaccines

LONDON: International donors pledged $4.3 billion to vaccinate nearly 250 million children against life-threatening diseases…

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Rs 14.8 billion set aside for health sector
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Rs 14.8 billion set aside for health sector

LAHORE: The Punjab government allocated an amount of Rs14,800 million for the health sector in…

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Study finds why smokers gain weight when they quit
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Study finds why smokers gain weight when they quit

WASHINGTON – Scientists say they’ve finally discovered why smokers tend to gain some weight when…

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Skin cancer treatments revealed at conference
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Skin cancer treatments revealed at conference

Patients with advanced skin cancer could benefit from two new treatments that extend life, a…

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Spain seeks compensation for E. coli blame
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Spain seeks compensation for E. coli blame

Stay away from energy drinks, doctors say
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Stay away from energy drinks, doctors say

NEW YORK: In a new report, a large group of American doctors urge kids and…

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E-portal gives detailed info on health care
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E-portal gives detailed info on health care

RIYADH: Health Minister Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah launched Sunday an e-portal at http://moh.gov.sa that provides electronic…

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‘Survival protein’ can treat neuro-disorders
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‘Survival protein’ can treat neuro-disorders

WASHINGTON – A newly discovered “survival protein” protects the brain against the effects of stroke…

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Include greens in your diet
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Include greens in your diet

Almost everyone dislikes eating greens — be the young or the old, men or women.…

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